Uganda’s representatives in 2021/2022 TotalEnergies CAF Confederation Cup URA FC
will this afternoon battle Ethiopia’s Coffee SC in the return leg of the preliminary round at Bahir Dar Stadium in Ethiopia
The tax collectors will enter the tie with an
advantage having won the first leg 2-1 at St
Mary’s Stadium in Kitende a week ago. A brace from striker Steven Mukwala helped URA FC win the first leg.
URA FC will go into
the clash in search of a win or draw to secure qualification into the next stage of the competition. The winner over two
legs will face off against Egyptian side El Masry in the second
preliminary round fixture.
Simeon Masaba and veteran coach Sam Timbe who joined the team few weeks ago will be in-charge of the URA FC team as they try to get a positive result in Bahir Dar.
Timbe who has managed different clubs
in Uganda and outside including SC Villa, Police FC Atraco from Rwanda and
Tanzanian Side Young Africans.
Timbe said his players are injury free and ready for
action. He made it clear that they will need early goals.
//Cue in: “Twetegese bulungi …
Cue out: … eyokutulayo nebatuteeba.”//
Striker Steven Mukwala said his fellow players are positive
about the game and believes they will build their first leg victory to progress.
//Cue in: “basically we are …
Cue out: … the maximum points.”//
Meanwhile, Uganda’s representatives in CAF Champions
league, Express FC will also face Sudan giants El Merreikh in the return leg
of the TotalEnergies CAF Champions League preliminary round. The Red Eagles won the first leg 2-1.